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B.A. English (Honours) Programme

About the Programme
The four-year B.A. English (Honours) programme focuses on the study of literature in both global and Indian contexts. Through close examination of texts, genres, and cultural influences, students will develop an appreciation for narratives and metaphors and gain the skills needed for the professional demands of the modern economy. This multidisciplinary program offers a variety of courses in Literary and Cultural Studies, Language and Communication Studies, and Theatre and Media Studies. The goal is to foster a passion for intellectual exploration and understanding of the human condition. The program includes lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, field trips, internships, lab work, and teaching practice. Additionally, skills and vocational courses such as web and graphic design, content creation, copywriting, social media management, editing and proofreading, translation, and entrepreneurship are offered, providing opportunities for careers in writing, journalism, teaching, publishing, media, public relations, community engagement, research, and literary/cultural business enterprise.

The four-year B.A. English (Honours) programme follows the NEP programme structure as specified by the Government of Karnataka. Along with English as the Major Discipline, the students shall study Psychology as the Minor Discipline.

For more information on the programme, please refer to the B.A. English (Honours) Programme brochure

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Programme Shift and Class Timings:
Shift II: 11.00 am onwards


It is mandatory for all candidates seeking admission to the 1st year of the degree programme to have successfully completed 12 years of schooling through an examination conducted by a Board/University. Mandatory eligibility for the programme is a pass at the +2 level (ISC/CBSE/ other State Boards/International Board or Karnataka PU Board) in any stream.

Entrance Exam

Admissions based on PUC or Class XII marks

Fee structure
Programme Qualifying Examination Foreign Nationals
Karnataka PU Board Other State or Central Boards/ISC/CBSE International Boards/NRI students
B.A. English (Honours) Programme 77,000 90,300 1,66,130 2,11,457

Additional Fees

Parking Fees for Two Wheelers (per annum) 4,720

Indian nationals pursuing an international curriculum in India will pay the fee applicable for theNRI status during the first year.
Details regarding the payment of fees by the candidate will be intimated in the Provisional Admission letter.

Application Procedure
General Instructions

• The e-admit card is required to be kept with the candidate throughout the admission process.
• All students must keep a valid ID proof (such as Driving License/Passport/Electoral ID/Aadhar Card) along with aptitude test admit cards. Passport and Visa Page if from Outside India.
• Candidates should download their Admit Card from their Applicant portal (download admit card) on the dates mentioned.
• Candidates will not be allowed for Round 2, if they do not meet the minimum eligibility conditions.
• In case the candidate has applied for TWOor more programmes, date/time will be notified in advance. Candidates are therefore, requested to check the website for the details.
• The responsibility of satisfying the eligibility criteria for theEntranceexam lies with the candidate. Issue of the E-Admit card for the selection process does not imply that the eligibility criteria are satisfied.

In case, the candidate is not able to download the e-admit card for any reason kindly get in touch with or call 9620779157, 9620779152 well before the date of entrance exam.

• The college does not accept capitation/donations for admissions. In case such a demand is made by anyone, it is requested to bring to the notice, in writing to the
  Vice President, Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society, Jesuit Nivas, 35, Museum Road, Bengaluru – 560 025.
• The decision of the Admissions Committee at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce will be final and binding in all matters concerning admissions.

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